Congratulations on the 90th birthday of Fujiko F. Fujio! ~ Commemorative Projects Begin at Hometown Art Gallery and Doraemon Tram ~

2024.01.10 UP


A famous manga artist of Japan known for his works such as “Doraemon” and “Kiteretsu Encyclopedia”

Fujiko F. Fujio was born in Takaoka City and spent his time there until moving to Tokyo at the age of 20.

To commemorate his 90th birthday on December 1 of Reiwa 5 (2023),

various commemorative projects will be held at the Fujiko F. Fujio Hometown Art Gallery

in Takaoka and on the Doraemon Tram (Manyo Line).

We introduce recommended plans where you can enjoy the charm and world view

of Fujiko F. Fujio’s works.


〇Commemorative projects at the Fujiko F. Fujio Hometown Art Gallery


◆ Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio, the “SF (Sukoshi Fushigi) no Essence”

The charm of Fujiko F. Fujio’s works, beloved by children across generations, will be introduced over three periods, focusing on unique motifs and themes.

First Period: “Thank you for inviting us! The mysterious lodgers”
       December 1, 2023 (Friday) to March 31, 2024 (Sunday)

2nd Period: “Am I a hero!?”
       April 2, 2024 (Tuesday) to July 28, 2024 (Sunday)

3rd Period: “Mysterious tools”
       July 30, 2024 (Tuesday) to November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)

The original color drawings in the permanent exhibition will also be replaced with original drawings exhibited for the first time at the Hometown Art Gallery, such as “Perman,” “T.P. Bon,” and “New Obake no Q-Taro.” In addition, a new original short movie will be shown, such as “Doraemon & F Character All-Stars ‘Sukoshi Fushigi Chotokkyu (Express).’”

Also, a photo spot with a special design for the 90th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio’s birth, where you can take pictures with him and many characters, will be set up. Why not take a commemorative photo when you visit?

During the period of the exhibition of original drawings, all visitors will receive an original stamp card where they can collect character stamps. There are three types of stamp designs for each period, so enjoy viewing the various original artworks and collecting the stamps!
(Admission fee is required to receive the stamp card.)


Fujiko.F.Fujio Hometown Art Gallery in Takaoka

〔Address〕Takaoka Art Museum, 2nd Floor, 1-1-30 Nakagawa, Takaoka City

〔Open Hours〕9:30 to 17:00(Entrance is before 16:30)

〔Closed Days〕Mondays ※ Open when Monday falls on a holiday and closed on next week day 
        Beginning and End of Year(29th December to 3rd January)





〇Commemorative Projects on the Doraemon Tram

The Manyo Line, connecting Takaoka City and Imizu City, operates a “Doraemon Tram” that is designed with Doraemon’s image both inside and outside to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Doraemon’s birth (September 3, 2012).

Starting from December 1st (Friday), a commemorative sticker for the 90th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio’s birth will be attached to the Doraemon Tram. Take a ride on the special Doraemon Tram to visit spots related to Fujiko.F.Fujio in the city.

In addition, limited quantities of the “Manyo Line 1-Day Free Ticket” and “Doraemon Paper Craft” with original designs commemorating the 90th anniversary of Fujiko F. Fujio’s birth will also be available for sale.

Sales Period: From December 1, Reiwa 5 (2023) to November 30, Reiwa 6 (2024)

Sale Locations: Manyo Line Head Office, Manyo Line Online Shop, Inside Manyo Line Trams (One-day Free Ticket only)

Price: One-day Free Ticket: 900 yen for adults, 450 yen for children

Paper Craft: 330 yen

Number of Tickets for Sale: One-day Free Ticket: 1,000 for adults, 500 for children

Paper Crafts: 1,000 pieces

Inquiries: Manyosen Co., Ltd., TEL 0766-25-4139

Official Website:



〇Commemorative Postmark Design of the Doraemon Post Box


At the Doraemon post box located on the first floor of Takaoka Station, a service is being provided where commemorative postmarks with a special design are stamped on mailed items. From December 1st, this commemorative postmark will feature the ‘Fujiko F. Fujio’s 90th Birth Anniversary’ design.

Why not send a letter with this special postmark to someone important to you?

The Takaoka City website introduces various spots around the city related to Fujiko F. Fujio. With this opportunity, we invite you to visit the Hometown Art Gallery and these spots to celebrate Fujiko F. Fujio-sensei’s 90th birth anniversary together!

Takaoka City Website:

Inquiries: Takaoka City Living Environment and Culture Department, Culture Promotion Division

TEL: 0766-20-1255

FAX: 0766-20-1666



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